Q: I was upset to find out that after four months of waiting for my dental implant to heal, I now have to have my gums cut open again just to take some ...
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Porcelain Crown Q: I have a temporary crown. Money is tight for me to have a permanent porcelain crown and wonder how long I can hang on to this one before I have a problem. A: I will answer this great question ...
March 15, 2017Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Crowns Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs Answers Questions on Crowns Q: Does it really matter who does my crown? Why not go to the doc with the lowest fee? A: “Often it is not ...
September 14, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Implant Denture Q: My husband had his upper teeth extracted, sinus lifts, bone grafts and several implants plus, what was called an “overdenture” that clips to the implants. Several times some of the teeth have broken off the denture and ...
June 29, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implants Q: I am eighty years old and have lots of dental work. My hygienist explained what all the hardware was in my mouth on the X-rays, including several implants done by various doctors over the years. Why ...
April 27, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implant Crowns Q: I need implants to replace two front teeth that I was born missing. How can you make the implant crowns look just like the neighboring natural teeth? A: You could have not asked for ...
April 20, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implants Q: I am only missing my last lower back tooth, but my dentist insists that I replace it with an implant and crown even though I don't even have the upper tooth for it to meet with while chewing. ...
March 30, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I broke a tooth down to the gum line. One doctor wanted $5,000 to pull the tooth and replace it with an implant and crown. I went to another doctor who put some pins in the stump ...
February 24, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Hybrid Implant Bridge Q: I am missing most of my upper teeth and absolutely do not want dentures. I have qualified for Care Credit zero interest financing for $21,000. One doctor said I could only have five implants and a ...
January 6, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: I need back lower teeth replaced with lower implants. My face has become sucked-in and I can’t chew well. I was told I don't have enough bone for even the shortest implants. ...
October 29, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: I need a bunch of crowns. I see many ads touting “discount” crown fees. Does it really matter what office I ...
September 23, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I am a daughter of a physician and grew up hearing stories of difficult patients from my Dad. I am about to embark on some major dental work including veneers, crowns ...
July 22, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I am fifty and would love to do porcelain veneers for a straighter whiter smile. I am worried with my history that my gums will recede more after this elective treatment. Any thoughts? A: ...
May 6, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: One of my implants fractured off at the gum line, taking the attached porcelain crown with it. The doctor wants to cut the broken implant out of the jawbone, add a bone graft and place a ...
April 15, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: Why are my brand new front and back crowns trapping food up in the gum line between the teeth? This is very annoying! A: I actually answered this reader’s question by having him shoot me an iPhone picture. I saw the ...
November 19, 2014Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS